Assistant Plant Manager in Greater Landover, MD at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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Job Requisition


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Full time

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Job Description


The APM may be called  upon  to support the PM in the following ways:

  • Participates in financial analysis and  planning and tracks P&L metrics.
  • Promotes a performance- driven and continuous-improvement environment for manufacturing operations; fostering innovation and creativity within the plant.
  • Proactively  seeks   ways  to  improve  KPJ's   particularly  decreasing  CPU  (cost  per unit) and maintaining quality, efficiency and customer service.
  • Evaluates manufacturing, production and logistics processes  for  improved  efficiencies  at assigned  plant.
  • Works with the Market Manager to provide insights on process improvement opportunities  for safety, quality, delivery, production and cost reduction; gains approval, develops plans and leads the implementation.
  • Manages all manufacturing and logistics related activities for assigned plant.
  • Oversees production to ensure fulfillment of all customer orders.
  • Ensures on-schedule and on-budget delivery.
  • Assesses plant performance against operating plans and standards ensuring plant  performance meets area goals and exceeds customer requirements.
  • Maintain s the plant's PSM\RMP and HACCP programs.
  • Maintains Preventive Maintenance program and makes updates as needed.
  • Acts as Incident commander/responder in the event of Hazmat leak or spill.
  • Emphasizes safety programs and initiatives and assures the highest standard of safety throughout the plant and distribution centers.
  • Tracks and monitors safety metrics  and communicates these metrics to plant staff.
  • Investigates and reviews accidents and injuries with follow up as necessary ensuring timely and accurate documentation is completed.
  • Manages staffing requirements for increased labor efficiencies to meet plant objectives.
  • Establishes standards of performance including timely and accurate use of the performance management process to evaluate and communicate effectiveness and suggestions for development opportunities.
  • Conducts staff meetings to communicate key information and ensures messages are cascaded down into the organization.
  • Supervises, develops, and coaches supervisors at the plant.
  • Works with management team to support employees on their growth and development and motivates employees to contribute at their full potential.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Ability to work in an unfatigued state
  • Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
  • Ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short term memory
  • Ability to concentrate and perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
  • Ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
  • Demonstrate a caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
  • Possess fast reflexes and unimpaired coordination and ability to rapidly respond to stimuli
  • Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently perform required functions
  • Ability to take prompt and appropriate response to operating conditions


Internal:     All department heads along with plant manager

External:    All people incorporating customer relations


Excellent decision making abilities and judgment are required . Must be able to respond to non­ routine situations with promptness and use of good judgment. This job is diverse and complex due to the number of duties and situations which must be handled.


All levels of personnel at the plant







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